Costco offers high-quality car batteries at great prices, but does not offer installation services. This guide covers how to purchase and install a new battery from Costco.
Determine the Right Battery
- Check manual or under hood for battery type, group size, CCA rating.
- Bring current battery to Costco for replacement lookup.
Research Costco Selection
- Costco sells Interstate brand batteries exclusively.
- Review online selection or visit warehouse.
- Compare specs and pricing to find best match.
- Call ahead to verify availability.
Purchase Your Battery
- Take car into Costco Tire Center if driveable.
- Provide make/model, they’ll retrieve correct battery.
- $15 core charge refunded when old battery returned.
- Purchase battery and keep receipt.
Install the Battery
- Costco does not install batteries. DIY or visit mechanic.
- Review install instructions for your vehicle.
- Safely remove old and install new battery.
- Reconnect cables and dispose of old battery at Costco for refund.
DIY battery replacement from Costco can save money. With preparation, it’s a great affordable option.